The Chronicles of the Obscenest Baker: Wedding Night Smashing!!

WARNING: “For the Grown and Cake Lovers Only”

Congratulations!!!  You have found the love of your life. Today is the first day of the rest of your lives together. As exciting this day is, who is not looking forward to the end of the evening when you finally get to cut the cake?!

Every bride wants to “cut the cake”.   Although customs transform with the times, the wedding cake has remained a popular and meaningful wedding reception activity. Numerous of couples include the cake cutting during their reception.  It is a fabulous way to capture a symbolic photo of the couple’s first joint task as newlyweds. Find out below how to properly cut the cake on your “BIG” day.

This is how we cut it…

Even if you believe you are a pro at cutting cakes— birthday parties or entertaining—check with your cake baker or caterer for special instructions to cutting your cake. Please avoid placing the knife in the wrong spot.  Most tiered cakes have dowels in them for support. You could cause the delicate tower to topple over and your beautiful cake will become a crumble mess; if you cut the cake improperly. I recommend you cut this cake from the bottom. This might sound obvious, but remember to use the cake knife, not the server, for the quickest and cleanest cut. Do not forget to keep the knife clean to get that pro cut every time!

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Below is a helpful diagram of how to cut a tier cake:

Cake Cutting Diagram

Smash it…

Open wide and prepare for the first bite; newlyweds frequently feed each other the first slice. Every now and again instead of getting cake in your mouth the cake is smashed into your face. You may feed each other cake; however, you want, but keep in mind—you do not have to smudge frosting on your new spouse merely because your guests anticipate it. You just spent money to get your hair and makeup plus you are probably both in expensive outfits—don’t risk any staining if you don’t want to. Either way, ask your baker or caterer to have napkins (or even a warm, damp cloth) close by to wipe up any rogue crumbs or frosting quickly.

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Numerous of couples freeze their top layer; however, now-a-days couples are choosing to do away with this tradition. Talk this over with your baker!

 

The Crowd Takes The Cake

Once the cake has been cut, the catering staff will take the cake into the kitchen to slice for the rest for your guests. If you are cutting the cake yourself, please refer to Chantal’s Cake Cutting Tips above.  Numerous of couples froze their top layer; however, now-a-days couples are choosing to do away with this tradition. Be sure to talk this over with your baker!

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23517497_10213853679631904_5515962223662540429_nCakes By Chantal L.L.C is owned and operated by Chantal DeNae’ of Columbus, Ohio. Chantal is the 2017 America’s Best Baker Ohio Cupcake Queen (next stop Vegas in front of Food Network judges)! Chantal considers herself the “Soul Baker”. She is a baker, mother, cook, poet and instructor. Chantal has been baking for about 8 years

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 This blog is a personal blog written and edited by me. For questions about this blog, please contact  Chantal DeNae’ (Cakes By Chantal L.L.C).
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Chronicles of the Obscenest Baker: How to “Top It Off”!

WARNING: “For the Grown and Cake Lovers Only”

Love comes through the stomach! Knock your Valentine’s pants 👖 off … perfect for day or night💏! The perfect love hang  over!

Cut it like you want it; eat it like you need it.” Firm and moist, that is how I like it! Ooouuu, you are so damn good!! I crave it all day not just on Valentine’s Day. Anytime, anyplace; I CAN NOT sleep until I get some! No off brand will do, I am stuck on you like glue. I will skip dinner for a piece.

In between my layers.

 

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When I really get to going I like it when you whip this batter a bit. Just enough to show it who’s boss. It is hard to explain but for some reason it just does something to me! Make it rise baby and bake me off!

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I love your multiple layers. I can taste your rich creamy center; it is not what is on the outside that counts. My favorite is white custard as it is not too rich. Mmm… mmm it is finger licking good! It is the perfect combination of sweet-depth.

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My cake is on the verge of dangerously falling; use ganache, as it stiffens when the melted chocolate begins to set.  But, please do not fill my cake with all your buttercream, it is a bit of an overload! Save some for another time.

Drizzle it baby!

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Put all the drizzle on it….blueberries, raspberries, blackberries, caramelized apples, mangoes and passion fruit and pour it all over your cake! Send me to flavor town with your mixture.

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“Take Me” Outside! 

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 While you can not predict the weather forecast, keep in mind in the warmer months stabilize my cake to keep it from melting.

Let me top off your cake…

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In between my layers of rich creaminess will send you to a sweet heaven! Let Cakes By Chantal L.L.C be your personal baker. Schedule a free consultation with Chantal DeNae’ the “Soul Baker” today!

About Chantal :

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Chantal DeNae “The Soul Baker”  is the owner of Cakes By Chantal L.L.C specializing in home baked goodies made from scratch. Her soulful baking will have you hooked with one bite. You’ve tried the rest, now try the best. Go get  your cake.

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Disclaimer: This policy is valid from 24 July 2017
 This blog is a personal blog written and edited by me. For questions about this blog, please contact  Chantal DeNae’ (Cakes By Chantal L.L.C).
 This blog does not accept any form of advertising, sponsorship, or paid insertions. We write for our own purposes. However, we may be influenced by our background, occupation, religion, political affiliation or experience.
 This blog abides by word of mouth marketing standards. We believe in honesty of relationship, opinion and identity. The compensation received may influence the advertising content, topics or posts made in this blog. That content, advertising space or post will be clearly identified as paid or sponsored content.
 The owner(s) of this blog is not compensated to provide opinion on products, services, websites and various other topics. The views and opinions expressed on this blog are purely the blog owners. If we claim or appear to be experts on a certain topic or product or service area, we will only endorse products or services that we believe, based on our expertise, are worthy of such endorsement. Any product claim, statistic, quote or other representation about a product or service should be verified with the manufacturer or provider.
 This blog does contain content which might present a conflict of interest. This content may not always be identified.
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